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A 45-year-old member asked:

Just above my ankles is very red and hot to touch. probably about a 4" ribbon around both legs. i take lasix (furosemide) for edema. ?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: You could be having an attack of gout. See your doctor.
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Dr. Marshall Solomon
Podiatry 49 years experience
Lymphedema: Chronic swelling can lead to hot red skin. If it is spreading and you have increased oral temperature could be cellulitis. See your doctor.
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Last updated May 10, 2022

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